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Collaborative Management Helps Our National Forests

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Last updated 1/27/2020 at 2:49pm

If good things do indeed come to those who wait, the soon to be released draft management plan for the Pisgah and Nantahala forests is going to be special. The plan will provide the framework for how the 1.1 million acres of the forest in the Southern Appalachia and their resources will be managed for the next 20 years.

For seven years, a collaborative group called the Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Partnership (NPFP) has worked through the U.S. Forest Service’s (USFS) public process to assist them in the formation of their management goals and objectives.

NPFP partners consist of diverse gr...

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